Former MLS coach Juan Carlos Osorio could become El Tri’s new manager

Ex-Fire, ex-Red Bulls coach Juan Carlos Osorio could be Mexico’s new head coach, according ESPN Deportes John Sutcliffe.

The Colombian-born Osorio, 53, was named head coach of Brazil’s São Paulo in May. He was previously at Colombia’s Atletio Nacional, where he guided the club to three league titles and two Copa Libertadores appearances from 2012-15.

Mexico, under the guidance of interim head coach Ricardo “Tuca” Ferreti, takes on the USMNT at the Rose Bowl on Saturday, Oct. 10, with a ticket to next year’s FIFA Confederations Cup on the line. Tickets for that game are on high-demand.

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CONCACAF announces lottery details for U.S.-Mexico tilt

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The lottery for tickets to the Oct. 10 CONCACAF Cup match between the United States and Mexico at the Rose Bowl opens Wednesday, Sept. 9 at 3 a.m. PT, CONCACAF announced Tuesday. The lottery will close on Friday, Sept. 18 at 8:59 p.m. PT, with winners being announced from Sept. 16 to Sept. 18.

The winner of the CONCACAF Cup match earns a spot in the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia.

According to CONCACAF, 30,000 tickets have already been sold through independent pre-sales organized by the participating federations. According to Sports Illustrated, the U.S. and Mexican soccer federations are each allocated 30 percent of the 83,000 tickets available for the game. Another 30 percent go to the lottery, and the final 10 percent go toward local teams and sponsors.

Apply for the lottery online at Winners are able to purchase up to six tickets per application.

After lottery winners are announced, a limited amount of tickets will be available to the general public on Sept. 29.

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Weekend TV Soccer Schedule: German Bundesliga begins on Fox Sports, MLS, Liga MX, EPL Community Shield and Gio Dos Santos arrival Sunday at LAX

shieldKickoff is at 7 a.m. Sunday on Fox Sports 1.

A complete Bundesliga schedule is here.


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Championship rally for U.S. Women’s soccer team in Los Angeles tomorrow

USWNTThe entire 2015 Women’s World Cup champion U.S. Women’s soccer team will be together for a free, public championship celebration at L.A. Live’s Microsoft Square in Downtown L.A.. tomorrow, Tuesday, July 7, at 11 a.m.

Fans are invited to attend the celebration and meet the members of the team that captured the United States’ record third World Cup title and first Women’s World Cup since 1999. And set TV ratings records.

Parking is free and fans are encouraged to RSVP for the free event here.

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English Premier League releases 2015-2016 season fixtures: find out when and where your team is playing next season

EPLlogoThe Barclays Premier League League today released the full slate of games for the 2015-2016 season.

Check out the complete EPL schedule here.

The opening day fixtures and the schedules for selected EPL clubs:

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